Why I Chose A Pandemic, Of All Times, To Get Sober


By Tracey Anne Duncan

Original Source: mic.com

At the beginning of the pandemic, I had sort of a “whatever it takes to get through the day” mentality towards substances. If it was the apocalypse, I reasoned, might as well go down a little lit. As someone who isĀ in recovery for drug addiction, I am usually pretty careful about substance use, even for things I’m not addicted to, like alcohol. But I, like so many others, quickly saw one glass of wine a night turn into two and then maybe three, and then ah . . . a bottle is fine. The whole bottle phenom actually only happened once, and it was way back in early April, but because I’ve been…click here to continue reading